garment factories

319 garment factories to shut down in Bangladesh

Bangladesh authorities announced that 319 garment factories, unable to cope with global competition, are going to shut down.

May 15, 2016, 11:29 AM IST
Over 8,000 children working in Delhi garment factories: Report

Over 8,000 children working in Delhi garment factories: Report

Over 8,000 children are working in garment factories in different parts of the national capital, an NGO report has revealed.

Jun 19, 2015, 15:46 PM IST

First garment factories declared safe in Bangladesh

Two garment factories in Bangladesh Thursday became the first to be declared safe under a scheme set up to prevent a repeat of one of the world's worst industrial disasters.

May 29, 2015, 00:45 AM IST

Bangladesh garment factories suffer cracks after Nepal quake

 Three Bangladesh garment factories that suffered cracks during Nepal`s big April 25 earthquake that shook the region have been ordered to shut down, a safety inspector said Tuesday.

May 05, 2015, 15:03 PM IST

More `risky` Bangladesh garment factories shut

Bangladesh authorities have closed four garment factories and partially shut down two others after engineers hired by Western retailers detected major structural flaws in the plants, an official said Wednesday.

Apr 09, 2014, 16:36 PM IST

Gutted Bangladesh factory`s owner denied bail

A court in Bangladesh Sunday denied bail to the owner of a garment factory and his wife after they surrendered over a fire accident that killed 112 people in November 2012.

Feb 09, 2014, 20:38 PM IST

140 factories closed in new Bangladesh wage protest

Almost 140 Bangladeshi garment factories were shut on Monday as thousands of workers protesting at a new minimum wage clashed with police outside Dhaka, police and manufacturers said.

Nov 19, 2013, 00:44 AM IST

60% of Bangladesh garment factories `vulnerable to collapse`: Survey

A majority of garment factories in Bangladesh are in danger of collapse, according to a survey by engineers in the country.

Jun 04, 2013, 15:49 PM IST